Women’s Super League Game Week 7 Round Up

THE seventh out 22 game weeks have been and gone in the Barclay’s Women’s Super League and there was goals galore, last minute winners and fortunate draws.

Chelsea’s youngsters, Lauren James and Aggie Beever – Jones stunned Liverpool in a 5-1 as James secured her first WSL hat trick against the Reds.

Whilst Beever – Jones scored her fourth goal of the season – establishing herself in the golden boot race.

Chelsea now have five consecutive wins, still sitting top of the table with 19 points.

Martina Piemonte became the second Italian ever to score in the WSL in Everton’s 2-2 draw to newly promoted Bristol City.

Everton were almost certain to secure the win until the 82nd minute when Amalie Thestrup equalised for Bristol.

The Robins now sit at the bottom of the table with only four points.

Arsenal were merciless against Brighton and Hove Albion, putting three past the South Coast Side, with Stina Blackstenius opening the scoring.

Summer signing Kyra Cooney – Cross gained her first Player of the Match on her second ever WSL start.

Arsenal sit in second, three points behind league leaders, Chelsea.

Rachel Daly’s 92nd minute goal was enough to grab a last minute winner for Aston Villa, leaving West Ham closer to relegation danger.

With two in two wins for Villa, they look ahead to making it three wins in three against Everton next week.

The Midlands team now sit in 9th with 6 points.

Leicester City held their own against Tottenham Hotspur, forcing the North London side to a 1-1 draw.

Despite Spurs’ recent form, with not a single loss in five games, Janice Cayman’s goal was just enough to grab the singular point for the Foxes.

Unlike last year, Leicester don’t look like they will be narrowly escaping relegation as they sit in seventh.

The Manchester Derby didn’t disappoint, Katie Zelem scored the only goal for United and from there, City took off.

Jill Roord equalised for City, with Hemp and Shaw nailing the win for Manchester City.

City are now without Laia Aleixandri for their clash against Tottenham at home as the fullback was shown a red card in the 72nd minute.

Come back next week for a round up of Game Week Eight.